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Edward Lear, Civitella di Subiaco

Another picture from Edward Lear’s projected set of Tennyson illustrations which was also realized as a watercolour: “Morn broaden’d on the borders of the dark,” from Tennyson’s A Dream of Fair Women (from Ruth Pitman’s Edwawrd lear’s Tennyson, p. 101). A colour … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Pentedatelo

LEAR Edward,‘Pentedatelo’ (sic. Pentedattilo), Calabria. Ink and watercolour. Signed and inscribed. Lear’s Diary (30th July 1847) ‘ … the wild crags of Pentedatelo particularly arrested our attention…’ A sketch for the ill.opp.p.190, ‘Pentedatilo’, ‘Journals of a landscape painter in Southern … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Dedication of His Ionian Islands Book to Evelyn Baring

If you have 3,000 – 4,000 GBP to spend you might be interested in this The Saleroom lot: Greece.- Lear (Edward) Views in the Seven Ionian Islands, signed presentation copy from Lear to Evelyn Baring inscribed “Corfu March 1864” fly-leaf, … Continue reading

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Ann Mortimer’s Owl and Pussy-cat

Anne Mortimer R.M.S., S.B.A., (b.1958) They dined on mince and slices of quince, which they ate with a runcible spoon Signed. Watercolour, mounted, unframed. 18.5 x 38cm; 7¼ x 15in. Illustration from The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear, published by … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Study of a Bramble

Edward Lear, Study of a Bramble. Artist’s pencil note reads `items all deep red`, pen and sepia ink, on a shaped piece of paper (possibly from a sketchbook leaf). Paper 6.5 x 29cm approx. Provenance: London, The Fine Art Society Ltd, … Continue reading

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Donna Howard’s Take on the Owl and the Pussy-cat

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Edward Lear’s The Little Mouse: An Unpublished Poem

This poem does not appear in The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense; Vivien Noakes mentioned it in a note to “The Uncareful Cow, who walked about” on p. 515, but obviously considered this sketch too rough to be published, and she was probably right, as … Continue reading

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